Shabbat Shalom! It’s the start of MLK Weekend, with weather forecasted to be shifting to snow and more snow by Sunday.
So, have a great long weekend, stay warm and enjoy this week’s stories in the BJN:
- JEWISHcolorado Offering Subsidies for Young Adult Travel to Israel in 2017 (1/10/2017) - 12 Tevet 5777 - JEWISHcolorado is offering a limited number of stipends to teens and young adults ages 16-30 participating in peer group trips to Israel in 2017. Apply Now!
- Religious Behaviorism or Spiritual Materialism? (1/9/2017) - 11 Tevet 5777 - "In a world where we all yearn for lives of meaning and connection, it is easy to mistake our embrace of a feel-good spirituality and rejection of tradition for enlightenment."
- SIPP Community Update and Electronics Recycling Collection (1/12/2017) - 14 Tevet 5777 - Sustainable Israeli-Palestinian Projects President Peter Ornstein and electronic waste expert Anne Peters of Gracestone, Inc. will update the community on their recent trip to Israel and the West Bank on Thursday, January 19th.
- Har HaShem’s BTY Hosting Fundraiser for Camp Rainbow (1/12/2017) - 14 Tevet 5777 - Har HaShem’s high school youth group, Boulder Temple Youth, are raising money for Camp Rainbow at a fun and lively night of community, fundraising, and karaoke.
- Teens: Chillin’ with the Tribe (1/12/2017) - 14 Tevet 5777 - School is back in full swing which means it's time for a little getaway!
- A Shabbat Nugget: Parashat Vayechi (1/12/2017) - 14 Tevet 5777 - In this week's Torah portion we read about Joseph being told that Jacob is ill.
- Introduction to Kaballah Class Starts Next Week (1/9/2017) - 11 Tevet 5777 - In this seven-week class, we will explore the overall place of kaballah in Jewish thought, review the major texts involved, and look at some key tenets of the tradition.
Arts and Culture
- Tesla Motors, Pokémon Go, and Hair-Splitting Talmudic Arguments (1/10/2017) - 12 Tevet 5777 - Engage in a brain-twisting, mind-wrestling, hair-splitting experience as you explore modern situations and the complex dilemmas they give rise to while you seek solutions by examining original Talmudic texts.
- Feeding the World with Knowledge (1/10/2017) - 12 Tevet 5777 - Today, agriculture is still king in our modern economy, and it holds the ability to strengthen and advance local markets.
- Teens: Chopped – The T’uBishvat Edition (1/9/2017) - 11 Tevet 5777 - Teens will get put into groups with a box of surprise ingredients and have one hour to prepare the tastiest and most creative dish.